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Illusion: Fable, Fantasy and Metafication

An Anthology

by Geoff Hancock

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Published by E C W Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English Canadian Prose,
  • Fiction,
  • Canada,
  • Short stories, Canadian,
  • Social life and customs

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8353419M
    ISBN 100920544290
    ISBN 109780920544297

    Illusion Of An Ending by award winning author Danielle Soucy Mills gives us a glimpse of life after death, not as we always have imagined it. Jimmy, a young man with a promising life ahead of him, dies in a motorcycle accident. As his family grieves, his soul tries to find a way to communicate with them, especially his mother, Patricia. Meanwhile, Llorena, a teenage girl who has the ability to. === D E T A I L S === Print by Rob-Gonsalves Optical-Illusion- Illustration Artist: Rob Gonsalves Title: Lady of the Lakes Rob Gonsalves is a master at using illusion to create an impeccable transition from one image to the next with neither dominate over the other.

    Similarly, Henry Ford is described as the father of mass society and Evelyn Nesbit is depicted as the first goddess of mass culture” (Levine 55). 22 HISTORIOGRAPHIC METAFICTION The ideological as well as epistemological implications of intertextuality are even clearer in Doctorow’s earlier novel, The Book of . Metafiction definition is - fiction which refers to or takes as its subject fictional writing and its conventions.

    A menagerie of fantasies, fables, hoaxes, horrors, drawings of strange mechanisms and clockworks, forbidden catalog listings -- all swaddled in a metafiction. A. K. Ramanujan, Author, Yoji Yamaguchi, Editor Pantheon Books $24 (p) ISBN


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Illusion: Fable, Fantasy and Metafication by Geoff Hancock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Illusion: Fable, Fantasy and Metafication: An Anthology Paperback – June 1, by Geoff Hancock (Editor) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsFormat: Paperback.

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Linda Hutcheon, in this original study, examines the modes, forms and techniques of narcissistic fiction, that is, fiction which includes within itself some sort of commentary on its own narrative and/or linguistic nature. Her analysis is further extended to discuss the implications of such a development for both the theory of the novel and reading placed this phenomenon in its 3/5(1).

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This edition, formatted by Free Kids Books, is also available in pdf, flipbook, and in an editable (odt) format. Metafiction is a form of fiction that emphasizes its own constructedness in a way that continually reminds the reader to be aware that they are reading or viewing a fictional work.

Metafiction is self-conscious about language, literary form, and storytelling, and works of metafiction directly or indirectly draw attention to their status as artifacts. In Marvelous Geometry Jessica Tiffin argues that within twentieth- and twenty-first-century Western literature there exists a diverse body of fairy-tale texts that display a common thread of metafictional self-awareness.

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It is without doubt that McEwan is an experimentalist in his exploration of metafiction in the framework of the historical novel. The Problematic Relationship between Fiction and Reality. Postmodern Short Stories: Metafiction & Storytelling These stories contain commentary on writing or storytelling.

They might blur the line between fiction and reality. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. Reviews Scholes, Robert. Fabuhtion and Metafiction. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press, pp. Cloth: $ A disciple was sometime, which took his pleasure to rehearse and tell many fables; the which prayed to his master that he would rehearse unto him a long fable.

summarizes the effect of metafiction as “‘the construction of a fictional illusion and the laying bare of that illusion’” (Pennington 12). Thus, the nature of the text itself is contradictory. A second paradox is found in the reader’s relationship with the text.

Like all forms of literature, metafiction. Metafiction is not limited to books; any work of fiction can use metafiction, no matter the format.

Movies and TV shows also use metafiction in order to engage the audience. Unlock Content. Land of a Thousand Fables, also known as the Fablesphere, is a realm created by master illusionist Artorius Vigo for Anna Henrietta and Sylvia Anna when they were children that brings many fairy tales and legends to life.

However, the spell was only stable untilat which time, without maintenance, magical entropy began to set in and the illusion began to take on a more twisted tone. Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves: An enticing collection of tales told in the fabulist and metafiction traditions, Lost Cantos of the Ouroboros Caves embraces a cyclical movement of renewal, like the ancient ouroboros motif itself, in which artfully rendered answers always give rise to perplexing new questions.

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